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Magical Thinking

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Read and comment on my blog. Arthur C. Clarke propounded that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” (Clarke’s third law). Certainly, we have reached the point where our own technology seems magical to some. We can communicate instantly … Continue reading

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America’s Poor Are Rich

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Read and comment on my blog. Christina Johnson, my nephew’s wife, has a blog where she normally shares pictures and stories about her new baby. But yesterday she posted a full blown rant. Having spent a year in Davao, Philippines, … Continue reading

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Retouched Bodies

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Read and comment on my blog. Two stories in the New York Times this morning caught my eye, or rather, their juxtaposition did. The first concerns efforts of a French lawmaker to have retouched photographs used in advertising labeled as … Continue reading

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